WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : WZR

WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

June 12, 2012 07:30 ET

WesternZagros Announces Stock Option Grant

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WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) ("WesternZagros" or "the Company") announced the appointment of Michael Mossman to Vice President Operations on June 5, 2012. In conjunction with this appointment, an aggregate of 550,000 options have been granted with an exercise price of $0.91 on June 12, 2012.

About WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

WesternZagros is an international natural resources company engaged in acquiring properties and exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas in Iraq. WesternZagros, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, holds a 40 percent working interest in two Production Sharing Contracts with the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. WesternZagros's shares trade in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WZR".

WESTERNZAGROS RESOURCES WAS RECOGNIZED AS A TSX VENTURE 50® COMPANY IN 2012. TSX VENTURE 50 IS A TRADE-MARK OF TSX INC. AND IS USED UNDER LICENSE.

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